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Summer Olympics From 1896 to Today

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Champions by Year
Champions by Class

Performance at the Summer Olympics is the top priority for all world class Olympic weightlifters. The Lift Up web site features the database with the top results achieved at the Summer Olympic Games held in the 20th century.

To view the results of the weightlifting competitions at the Olympics, please select the search criteria in the forms. There are various types of searches available. You may choose to view the list of medalist or generate the lists of all world champions by weight class or year of the Summer Olympics.

To view the results of the other major international tournaments available at the Lift Up, please visit the Top Tournaments section of the site.

Summary table below displays a historical overview of tournaments through the years.

History of Olympic Weightlifting at Summer Olympics

Year Host City/Country
1896 Athens, Greece
1904 St. Louis, United States
1920 Antwerp, Belgium
1924 Paris, France
1932 Los Angeles, United States
1936 Berlin, Germany
1948 London, Great Britain
1952 Helsinki, Finland
1956 Melbourne, Australia
1960 Rome, Italy
1964 Tokyo, Japan
1968 Mexico-City, Mexico
1972 Munich, West Germany
1976 Montreal, Canada
1980 Moscow, Soviet Union
1984 Los Angeles, United States
1988 Seoul, South Korea
1992 Barcelona, Spain
1996 Atlanta, United States
2000 Sydney, Australia
2004 Athens, Greece
2008 Beijing, China
2012 London, Great Britain

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